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View Poll Results: Do you like reading or writing better?
Reading! 11 19.30%
Writing! 12 21.05%
I like them about the same 34 59.65%
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Old 11-19-2007, 06:10 PM View Post #11 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Me_Lia
Yup, when writing, whatever I say, goes. I like that.

I like writing because of loads of reasons.

But reading is better sometimes (for me), when I want to relax. I only read comedy when I want to chill out because reading any other genre of books will only make me think about it, evaluate certain chapters, daydream and if it's really good, go crazy over it. Which is why I'm scared of reading those fantasy novels... T_T I might get addicted.

Okay, my point is, I love reading comedy, but I can't write comedy, so I like both, because a) reading relaxes me and b) writing... (see top of post)

If you do posts with that amount of creativity all the time, then I'm gonna enjoy reading your posts.
Old 11-19-2007, 06:22 PM View Post #12 (Link)
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WOW thanks. Errrm... Creativity as in...? That was my first ever post on YWO. I wanted to edit it, but the edit feature was kinda creeepy. I didn't want to create a disaster so I left it alone. (thank goodness!)
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:06 PM View Post #13 (Link)
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Creativity as in how you made the words look.
Old 11-20-2007, 07:48 PM View Post #14 (Link)
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I like both, they are like so many things in life: you can't have one without the other.
Old 12-03-2007, 11:18 PM View Post #15 (Link)
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Reading is cool, but writing shows one's creativity.

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Old 03-31-2008, 05:54 PM View Post #16 (Link)
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I like reading better because it helps me to write and also it's good to read a whole story at once and be excited about it than writing a story that is in a muddle or you're not sure where it's going.
But reading finnished writing is a great feeling.
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The thing is, I like to write much more than I should, meaning I have no life when I get the brain juices flowing. On the other hand, I like to read even more than that, so I always procrastinate with my writing.

For example, I rationalize with myself: "What if you read this book, and say, 'what if?' and are suddenly struck with the most radical idea there has ever been? What if you don't read it, and thus deny yourself the possibility of said radical idea?...."

It goes on...and on...and on...and I read to pass the time while I argue with myself.

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Old 07-03-2008, 07:40 PM View Post #18 (Link)
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I like them both about the same.
I like writing because I can't let out my emotions into whatever I want.
I like reading because it is good on a cold winter day with some hot chocolate.
Old 10-28-2009, 10:31 AM View Post #19 (Link)
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Well, to improve my writing skills I need to read books, which is also enjoyable.
I love to imagine the stories I read, but also to imagine my own stories.
Old 10-28-2009, 06:27 PM View Post #20 (Link)
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I much prefer writing to reading, mainly because I enjoy getting down my own ideas over reading some other person's.
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